Parenting Team challenge: We love our pets

Parenting Team challenge: We love our pets

Whether your pup was your first “baby” before you had human children, or you finally let your daughter talk you into getting her very own kitten — the paws, noses and personalities of our family pets can make a huge impression on our hearts.

Massachusetts Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

Massachusetts Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

Typically, this refers to attempts to change a person's sexual orientation to heterosexual or their gender identity to cisgender. Those whose parents enlisted the help of a professional to change their sexual orientation had a five-fold increased odds of having attempted suicide.

Your Parent’s Path Might Not Be Yours

Your Parent’s Path Might Not Be Yours

You don’t have to own all that you hear, but you might want to find new sources just to test out some of the things you have come to believe are true.

Why are sexual minority women less likely to be parents?

Why are sexual minority women less likely to be parents?

Simon and his colleagues found that there were no significant differences among straight, bisexual, and lesbian women when it came to their answers about how often they thought about having children, what they would sacrifice to have children, how competent they saw themselves as future parents, how important parenthood was to them, or how they thought their financial situation may change as a result of parenthood.